JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Kenyon College

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Assistant Professor of Economics - Wright Family Chair

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467756
Date Posted: 10/11/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics - Wright Family Chair
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Gambier, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
B0 -- General
N -- Economic History
K -- Law and Economics
P -- Economic Systems
New Institutional Economics
Economic Thought
Economic History
Small Liberal Arts College
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Kenyon College Economics Department invites aspiring and experienced assistant professors to apply for a new tenure track position named the Wright Family Chair in Economics. This position was created for a scholar whose research and teaching interest lie in the area of Political Economy, Public Choice, the history of economic thought, and New Institutional Economics. The teaching load is five courses per year.

A qualified candidate must have a Ph.D. no later than 7/31/2022, demonstrate an interest in teaching undergraduates, exhibit a promising research agenda in at least one field mentioned above, and show a commitment to creating a classroom environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds can flourish.

A complete application includes: A letter of application explaining why the candidate is a good fit for this position, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research abstract(s), a job market paper, and a copy of the graduate transcript. Materials should be submitted by the candidate electronically to Three letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by references or placement office to To receive full consideration, a completed application must arrive by November 20, 2021. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/11/2021
Reference Instructions:
Applicant will provide contact information for references through the application website and references will be contacted directly with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation.
Application Instructions:
Candidates apply and submit all application materials including reference contact information at the following website: